Sustain Our Great Lakes Accepting Applications for Stewardship Grants Program

Published: 2012-01-05
Updated: 2012-12-12

Sustain Our Great Lakes is currently inviting applications for competitive funding through its Stewardship Grants Program and its Community Grants Program. The Requests for Proposals are available at (Click on Apply). Please consider submitting an application by the February 15, 2012 deadline.

The Stewardship Grants Program supports large-scale habitat restoration and enhancement projects that will have enduring and significant positive impacts on the ecological condition of the Great Lakes basin. Grant awards will range from $150,001 to $1.5 million.

The Community Grants Program supports habitat restoration and enhancement projects that simultaneously: 1) improve local habitat conditions and 2) build local conservation capacity. Grant awards will range from $25,000 to $150,000.

Sustain Our Great Lakes will host a 2012 funding opportunity webinar on January 11, 2012. Webinar participants will learn about the Sustain Our Great Lakes funding priorities and application process, see examples of past projects, and receive tips for submitting competitive proposals. The webinar will begin at 11 AM Eastern Time/10 AM Central Time and last for approximately 1 hour. Webinar participants can register at:

Please contact Todd Hogrefe, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, at 612-564-7286 or for more information.

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